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Emergency Poster 7
Prepared and published under the direction of the State Council of Defense
The Nation Needs Flour
Grow More Wheat and Rye
Wheat and Rye are the backbone of America's bread supply. Grains are high,
duction again exceeds consumption, they are likely to stay so, war or no war.
bushels are wanted to meet existing needs.
Heavy Demand Means High Prices
Pedigree seed will increase your yield from 20 to 25 per cent.
Your miller or banker will gladly help you secure such seed.
Pure Bred Varieties Best
The heavy yielding varieties of WINTER WHEAT are:
Turkey Red — Wisconsin Pedigree No. 2.
Bascsa — Wisconsin Pedigree No. 408.
Kharkov — Wisconsin Pedigree No. 208.
The best varieties of RYE are:
Wisconsin Pedigree No. 1 .
Wisconsin Pedigree No. 2.
Sow a Few Acres This Fall
Wisconsin leads in rye production. Millers say that Wisconsin pedi-
greed rye makes the best flour.
Wisconsin was once a leading wheat producing state.
Wisconsin's fertile acres, kept so by crop rotation and live stock, can
again 4 'come back" with larger and profitable crops of wheat.
Your Chance to Profit
Is there not a field on your farm which you can profitably sow to wheat
or rye this fall?
An acre sown this year will make your bank account bigger at harvest
time. If you grow your own bread you can save on your flour bill.
Write for free booklet on wheat and rye growing.
More Food for Next Year is Patriotism
Agricultural Experiment Station, University of Wisconsin, Madison
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